Vitro Architectural Glass (Formerly PPG Glass)

CONTACT INFO

Glass Business and Discovery Center
400 Guys Run Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15024
Fax: 800-367-2986
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COMPANY OVERVIEW

Vitro Architectural Glass is the first and only glass manufacturer in the United States to earn Cradle to Cradle Certification for its entire line of high performance architectural glass products, which signals Vitro Architectural Glass’s commitment to environmental stewardship and is a benchmark of our dedication to developing and enhancing sustainable products.

Vitro Architectural Glass’s architectural glass products are environmentally progressive, offer unparalleled solar control performance, ultra – clear transparency and a unique array of ocean – and earth – inspired tints to provide you with balance and aesthetics that are unmatched in the glass industry. And, Vitro Architectural Glass’s Architectural glass products are backed by the responsive service, trust and experience of highly skilled industry experts who are members of Vitro Architectural Glass Certified Fabricator Network.

Whether specified alone or in combination with Vitro Architectural Glass low-e glass coatings, the Vitro Architectural Glass products will not only lend beauty and sophistication to your next project, they’ll also help you save both money and energy.

ALL PRODUCTS

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Ultra-Clear and Clear Glass - STARPHIRE®

Available in thicknesses up to 3/4" (19mm), STARPHIRE glass remains the clearest float glass. With its unique blue edge, STARPHIRE glass delivers the highest possible light transmittance and unparalleled true-color fidelity.

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Solar Control Low-e Coated Glass - Solarban® 90

Solarban® 90 glass combines exceptional solar control performance with the neutral aesthetic appeal of clear glass, allowing architects to specify larger expanses without sacrificing occupant comfort. Combining advances in coating technology and refinements to PPG'''''''''''''''''s proven triple-silver coating technology, Solarban 90 glass is engineered to outperform Solarban 70XL glass, the most preferred high-performance solar control low-e glass in North America.
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Solar Control Low-e Coated Glass - SOLARBAN® R100

SOLARBAN® R100 glass uniquely balances reflectivity and color-neutrality. It can function both as a privacy glass and as a non-tinted material that harmonizes with spandrels and other building materials.
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Solar Control Low-e Coated Glass - SOLARBAN® 70XL

A revolutionary new solar control low-E glass that brilliantly combines the clear appearance of transparent, color-neutral glass with an unprecedented combination of solar control and visible light transmittance. The end result is a product with an industry-leading LSG ratio of 2.37.
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Solar Control Low-e Coated Glass - SOLARBAN® 60

Engineered to control solar heat gain, which is essential to minimizing cooling costs while maintaining high levels of visible light transmittance. In a standard one-inch insulating glass unit, SOLARBAN® 60 glass offers an exterior appearance similar to clear, uncoated glass.
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Solar Control Low-e Coated Glass - SOLARBAN® Coatings on Tinted Glass

For ultimate performance in a tinted insulating glass unit, SOLARBAN 70XL and SOLARBAN 60 solar control low-e coatings are available on the second surface of select PPG tinted glasses.
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Solar Control Low-e Coated Glass - SOLARBAN® 60/STARPHIRE

SOLARBAN® 60 Starphire glass allows ultra-clear glass to be used for vision glass, skylights, atriums, storefronts and entryways without sacrificing energy performance.
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Solar Control Low-e Coated Glass - SOLARBAN® z50

SOLARBAN® z50 glass features a steel blue-gray appearance together with minimal exterior reflectance and high levels of visible light transmittance. SOLARBAN® z50 glass can also be combined in an insulating unit with other PPG tinted glasses to open a broader array of colors and performance.

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Passive Solar Low-e Glass - SUNGATE® 400

A passive low-e glass from PPG designed specifically for use in heating dominated climates. Manufactured with an MSVD "soft coat", SUNGATE® 400 glass aids commercial buildings in retaining solar and furnace heat to help reduce winter heating costs.

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Blue & Green Tinted Glass - AZURIA®

AZURIA® glass (formerly Azurlite®) is a stunning aqua-blue glass that blends brilliantly with the surrounding environment, adding beauty while delivering solar control and spectrally selective properties that place it at the top of the industry.
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Blue & Green Tinted Glass - ATLANTICA™

ATLANTICA™ glass (formerly Solargreen®) is a spectrally selective tinted glass that delivers a rich emerald-green hue. ATLANTICA™ glass can be used alone or combined in an insulating unit with SOLARBAN solar control low-e glass or SUNGATE passive low-e glass.
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Blue & Green Tinted Glass - PACIFICA™

Rich blue PACIFICA™ glass adds to the Oceans of Color® collection of nautically inspired tints. Two additional aesthetic options can be created by using PACIFICA™ glass with reflective SOLARCOOL® or subtly reflective, color-enriched VISTACOOL™ coatings. PACIFICA glass can also be combined with SOLARBAN and SUNGATE low-e coatings from PPG.
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Blue & Green Tinted Glass - SOLEXIA™

SOLEXIA™ glass (formerly Solex®) is a soothing, light-green glass that pioneered energy-efficient glazing as early as 1934. Solex glass introduced the concept of spectrally selective glasses to the architectural community and launched a heritage of energy-saving performance and exceptionally attractive looks equally valued today.
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Blue & Green Tinted Glass - SOLARBLUE™

SOLARBLUE™ glass displays a light sky-blue tint. As part of PPG''s Earth and Sky Tones performance tints, SOLARBLUE™ glass complements Graylite,® Optigray® 23, SOLARBRONZE™ and SOLARGRAY™ glasses. It may be used with SOLARCOOL reflective coating as well as and PPG low-e glass.

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Gray & Bronze Tinted Glass - SOLARBRONZE™

With a warm bronze appearance, SOLARBRONZE™ glass reduces solar heat gain and glare while allowing good visible light transmittance.
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Gray & Bronze Tinted Glass - SOLARGRAY™

SOLARGRAY™ glass combines a cool, light-gray appearance with moderate to good visible light transmittance.
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Gray & Bronze Tinted Glass - OPTIGRAY™ 23

A medium-gray tinted glass with a warm undertone, OPTIGRAY™ 23 glass maintains reasonable levels of visible light transmittance while blocking solar heat gain.
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Gray & Bronze Tinted Glass - GRAYLITE™

A rich, dark gray in color, GRAYLITE™ glass delivers extreme heat load reduction and solar control with a distinctive color contrast. GRAYLITE™ is ideal for glare control and privacy.

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Subtly Reflective, Color –Enriched Glass - VISTACOOL™

The VISTACOOL™ subtly reflective, color-enriched glass palette has grown to include PACIFICA, AZURIA, CARIBIA and SOLARGRAY glasses. Characterized by high levels of light transmittance and a softly reflective appearance that is more understated than the mirror-like aesthetic of reflective glass, the VISTACOOL™ glass coating enhances the hue of the base substrate.

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Reflective Glass - SOLARCOOL®

A long-standing and popular classic reflective coating on PPG Oceans of Color® tinted glasses delivers a bright aesthetic for designers seeking to match existing buildings, create easier spandrel harmonization or make a bold statement. Oceans of Color tints include AZURIA, ATLANTICA, CARIBIA, PACIFICA and SOLEXIA glasses and can be combined in an insulating unit with any PPG low-e glass.
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Reflective Glass - SOLARCOOL®

The same classic reflective coating on PPG Earth & Sky collection of tinted glasses, including SOLARBLUE, SOLARBRONZE, SOLARGRAY and GRAYLITE glasses. These bright reflective tinted combinations can also be included in an insulating unit with any SOLARBAN or SUNGATE low-e glass for maximum performance.

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Cradle-to-Cradle Certification

Sustainability, Cradle to Cradle Certified™ and LEED®
Making buildings beautiful while preserving the environment

Sustainable architecture has forever altered the way buildings are specified, designed and constructed. Through PPG IdeaScapes, we offer the sustainable building products, resources and expertise you need to develop dynamic new and retrofit projects that save energy and harmonize with the environment without sacrificing beauty or durability.


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Last Update: 2017-06-08